History of Genetic Research

A recent Columbus Dispatch article features a new book on the history of genetic research. Entitled “The Violinist’s Thumb,” it focuses on some of the lesser-known individuals who have contributed to the body of genetic research including early genetic theory, the discovery of the DNA helix, the effect of DNA mutations, and human genomics. The…

Best States for Maternity and Paternity Leave

Two recent Huffington Post articles highlight the states in the U.S. that provide the most support for working moms and dads. In particular, the articles summarize what the top states’ legislation provides for in terms of maternity and paternity leave, including provisions for children born to domestic partners or who are adopted. Both articles mention this fact:…

DNA Testing and Adoption: An Interview

If you are interested in how DNA testing can provide answers to the many questions that come up in situations touched by adoption, you’ll want to tune in to an interview with DDC’s chief science officer, Dr. Michael Baird, conducted by Donna Montalbano of Adoption Discussions, a radio program broadcast by WOON in Rhode Island,…

DDC Partners with Leading Universities to Provide Cell Line Authentication Services

DDC announced today its partnership with the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University, among others, to provide authentication DNA testing services for cell lines used in research. These services are part of researchers’ strategic response to the new guidelines issued to combat cell line misidentification and contamination that have led to invalidated studies in human…

DDC Announces Harvard University Partnership in Conjunction with National DNA Testing Standard for Tissue Culture Authentication

DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center), one of the largest DNA testing companies in the world, announces its new partnership with Dr. Pelish and the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University to authenticate cell lines used in its research projects. DDC is also proud to announce university affiliations with the University of Virginia’s Department of…

DNA Testing for Legal Professionals

DDC serves all types of clients, from the private individual seeking to quietly solve a family question, to agencies and attorneys who are seeking testing for the clients we represent. For this article, we’re highlighting our DNA testing services for Legal Professionals. DDC’s Legal Services team has worked with legal professionals for almost two decades,…